Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 976 964 1060
Rank change year-on-year -12 +96 +41
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 163 189 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 144 175 161
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,125 £60,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,449 73,757 81,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 44.51% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 53,952 56,655 67,260
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver in England.

Salary trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the England region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +45 58 £51,250 +13.89% 19
South West +22 38 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Midlands +24 34 £42,500 - 11
East Midlands +15 28 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East of England +21 20 £57,500 +35.29% 15
North of England 0 12 £41,250 -2.94% 6
West Midlands +32 6 £42,500 - 6
Yorkshire +25 6 £46,250 +8.82% 4
North West -12 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
London -34 3 £45,000 -18.18% 11
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 115 (70.55%) C
2 109 (66.87%) C++
3 86 (52.76%) Software Engineering
4 81 (49.69%) Linux
5 72 (44.17%) Degree
6 43 (26.38%) Device Driver Development
7 42 (25.77%) Embedded Systems
8 41 (25.15%) Python
9 36 (22.09%) Embedded Linux
10 33 (20.25%) Subversion
11 32 (19.63%) Computer Science
11 32 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (18.40%) Windows
13 28 (17.18%) GitHub
14 24 (14.72%) Security Cleared
14 24 (14.72%) Android
14 24 (14.72%) Manufacturing
15 22 (13.50%) TCP/IP
16 21 (12.88%) Network Security
16 21 (12.88%) Open Source
17 20 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (12.27%) Test Automation
17 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
17 20 (12.27%) Unit Testing
18 19 (11.66%) Microsoft
18 19 (11.66%) Firmware
19 18 (11.04%) OO
19 18 (11.04%) Unix
19 18 (11.04%) SC Cleared
20 17 (10.43%) Cybersecurity

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.84%) Confluence
2 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Simulink
2 1 (0.61%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.18%) GitHub
2 2 (1.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.50%) TCP/IP
2 21 (12.88%) Network Security
3 13 (7.98%) Ethernet
4 7 (4.29%) GSM
4 7 (4.29%) RS-232
5 6 (3.68%) HTTP
6 5 (3.07%) Internet
6 5 (3.07%) Wireless
7 4 (2.45%) Modbus
8 3 (1.84%) Software-Defined Radio
9 2 (1.23%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.23%) DVB
9 2 (1.23%) Firewall
9 2 (1.23%) SMS
10 1 (0.61%) 802.15
10 1 (0.61%) LAN
10 1 (0.61%) Profibus
10 1 (0.61%) SSL
10 1 (0.61%) WAN
10 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (20.25%) Subversion
2 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.91%) CppUnit
4 7 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.68%) JIRA
6 5 (3.07%) Rational Rose
7 3 (1.84%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.84%) CMake
7 3 (1.84%) CocoaPods
7 3 (1.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.84%) GDB
7 3 (1.84%) Hudson
8 1 (0.61%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.61%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (0.61%) Redmine
8 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (14.72%) Manufacturing
2 17 (10.43%) Electronics
3 12 (7.36%) Marketing
4 9 (5.52%) Finance
5 5 (3.07%) Automotive
5 5 (3.07%) Games
6 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) Advertising
8 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 76 (46.63%) Software Engineer
2 66 (40.49%) Embedded Engineer
3 46 (28.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 41 (25.15%) Developer
5 27 (16.56%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (12.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 18 (11.04%) Software Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (7.98%) Lead Software Engineer
9 11 (6.75%) Embedded Developer
9 11 (6.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.13%) C Developer
11 9 (5.52%) C Software Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) Embedded Software Developer
11 9 (5.52%) Firmware Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) Python Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) Python Software Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.29%) Software Test Engineer
13 7 (4.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) Yocto
2 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
2 12 (7.36%) Middleware
3 10 (6.13%) Node.js
4 9 (5.52%) HTML
4 9 (5.52%) React
4 9 (5.52%) REST
4 9 (5.52%) XML
5 6 (3.68%) Qt
5 6 (3.68%) STL
6 5 (3.07%) CSS
6 5 (3.07%) jQuery
6 5 (3.07%) JSON
6 5 (3.07%) SOAP
6 5 (3.07%) Spring
6 5 (3.07%) Web Services
7 4 (2.45%) Vue.js
8 3 (1.84%) XML Schema
8 3 (1.84%) XSLT
9 2 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.77%) Embedded Systems
2 32 (19.63%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.07%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.07%) PDA
6 4 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.45%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.84%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.84%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.84%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.84%) Smart Home
7 3 (1.84%) State Machine
7 3 (1.84%) User Experience
8 2 (1.23%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.23%) Fintech
8 2 (1.23%) Robotics
9 1 (0.61%) Contactless
9 1 (0.61%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 81 (49.69%) Linux
2 36 (22.09%) Embedded Linux
3 30 (18.40%) Windows
4 24 (14.72%) Android
5 18 (11.04%) Unix
6 17 (10.43%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.45%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.23%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.61%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (52.76%) Software Engineering
2 43 (26.38%) Device Driver Development
3 32 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.88%) Open Source
5 20 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (12.27%) Test Automation
5 20 (12.27%) Unit Testing
6 18 (11.04%) OO
7 17 (10.43%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (10.43%) DevOps
7 17 (10.43%) Information Security
7 17 (10.43%) SDLC
8 15 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.20%) Scrum
8 15 (9.20%) UML
9 14 (8.59%) Customer Requirements
10 13 (7.98%) Time Management
11 11 (6.75%) Embedded Software Development
11 11 (6.75%) TDD
12 9 (5.52%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 115 (70.55%) C
2 109 (66.87%) C++
3 41 (25.15%) Python
4 17 (10.43%) Java
5 16 (9.82%) SQL
6 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.75%) Assembly Language
7 11 (6.75%) C#
8 10 (6.13%) Embedded C
8 10 (6.13%) Embedded C++
9 6 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.07%) Ruby
11 4 (2.45%) Go
12 3 (1.84%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.84%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.84%) R
13 2 (1.23%) Perl
14 1 (0.61%) HLSL
14 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (44.17%) Degree
2 24 (14.72%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.04%) SC Cleared
4 14 (8.59%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.29%) PhD
6 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) MISRA
2 4 (2.45%) JTAG
3 2 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (11.66%) Firmware
2 5 (3.07%) Docker
3 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 19 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.07%) Apple
3 4 (2.45%) SAP
4 3 (1.84%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) Capita
6 1 (0.61%) Conax
6 1 (0.61%) Facebook
6 1 (0.61%) Intel
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle
6 1 (0.61%) QNX
6 1 (0.61%) Verimatrix
6 1 (0.61%) Wind River